Collins and Boland Break De Valera out of Lincoln Jail 1919

#OnThisDay 1919 Michael Collins & Harry Boland, after three attempts, broke Eamon De Valera, the President of Dáil Éireann, out of Lincoln Jail with the age old trick, a key in a fruitcake. Two other Irish men, Sean Milroy & Sean McGarry also escaped.

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